Intel Won’t Secure Some Older Chips Against Spectre, Citing Limited Ecosystem Support

April 4, 2018

In Intel's latest (and possibly its final) update to its Meltdown and Spectre mitigation guide, published April 3, the company revealed that a number of its old Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Researchers Measure Impact of ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ Patches on HPC Workloads

January 17, 2018

Computer scientists from the Center for Computational Research, State University of New York (SUNY), University at Buffalo have examined the effect of Meltdown Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Lustre Takes Aim at Enterprise Security Requirements

May 23, 2016

“Security in Lustre reflects its roots as a high performance computing (HPC) file system,” said John Hammond of Intel’s High Performance Data Division. In traditional HPC deployments, Lustre resides in a physically secure and logically isolated environment, dependent on strict network access controls, managed by large and siloed teams focused on what’s happening with the systems, and accessed by users already holding appropriate clearances to log on and use the resources. Read more…

By Ken Strandberg

Toopher Offers TACC ‘Invisible’ Authentication

November 19, 2013

This week the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at the University of Texas at Austin announced a partnership with Toopher, the company behind the multifact Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Blue Waters: Security at Scale

May 3, 2013

For the largest computer systems in the world, keeping IT assets safe presents a unique set of challenges. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

The Week in HPC Research

March 14, 2013

The top research stories of the week include the 2012 Turing Prize winners; an examination of MIC acceleration in short-range molecular dynamics simulations; a new computer model to help predict the best HIV treatment; the role of atmospheric clouds in climate change models; and more reliable HPC cloud computing. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Cloud Providers Want Government Stamp of Approval

September 28, 2012

The GSAs FedRAMP program has cloud providers looking to receive government endorsement. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

ODCA Survey Shows Cloud Adoption Ramping Up

September 12, 2012

The Open Data Center Alliance has released the results of its second annual member survey. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

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